William Hatcher

Program Director

William Hatcher

Program Director

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Political Science

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

Education

  • Ph.D., Public Administration Mississippi State University, 2010

  • MPA, Public Administration Georgia College & State Univer, 2004

  • BS, Political Science and Governme Georgia College & State Univer, 2003

Awards & Honors

  • H. George Frederickson PA Times Best Article Award American Society for Public Administration, 2016

  • Distinguished Education Leader Award, Excellent Student Support Student Government Association at Eastern Kentucky University, 2014

  • Distinguished Education Leader Award, Outstanding Service Student Government Association at Eastern Kentucky University, 2013

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PADM 6000

    Survey of Public Admin
  • PADM 7000

    Directed Reading
  • PADM 6900

    Graduate Internship
  • PADM 6300

    Public Budgeting
  • PADM 6950

    Selected Topics: Comm. Economic Development

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Cyber Institute | MPA Cybersecurity Workforce Study. A report for the Augusta University Cyber Institute. , 2017
    Research Report
  • [Review of How Politics Makes Us Sick: Neoliberal Epidemics by Ted Schnrecker and Clare Bambra] , 2016
    Book Review
  • Law and Public Administrator’s Commitment. , 2016
  • Town and Gown Relationships: The Extension of the University into the Community, 2016
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • Using the Asset-Building Model of Development in Teaching the Politics of Community Development in Appalachia. , 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Search committee for assistant professor of political science 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Graduate Council 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Search committee for the chair of the Political Science Department 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • MPA Nucleus Faculty 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair

College Service

  • Faculty Workgroup for the BA in Integrative Studies for Pamplin College 2016 - Present

  • Faculty Council for Pamplin 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Phi Kappa Phi 2017 - Present

    Role: Other
  • University Senate 2017 - Present

    Role: University Senate Service
  • Faculty workgroup for Unicas design and implementation 2016 - Present

  • Senate Budget Advisory, Information Technology and University Resources 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Graduate Faculty Nominations Subcommittee of Graduate Council 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair

Professional Service

  • Journal of Public Affairs Education 2017 - Present

    Role: Editor
  • Small MPA Programs Section for NASPAA 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Sullivan Foundation Advisory Board for Sullivan Service Corps Grant 2016 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Research committee for NASPAA 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Journal of Urban Planning and Development 2015 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article

Public Service

  • Greater Augusta Arts Council 2017 - 2017

    Role: Workshop Organizer
  • Board of Adjustment, Richmond, Kentucky 2012 - 2015

    Role: Chairperson